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How to Build a Promotion-Worthy Data Presentation: A 10-Step Checklist

Posted by Kirstin Sprenger de Rover

13-Jul-2017 09:00:00

When you’re standing in front of what feels like a stadium full of people with your data presentation ready to go, sometimes picturing everyone in their underwear is not enough. Business news daily claims that the number one soft skill in the work environment is good communication, so there is little you can do to avoid having to speak to a group of people at some point in your career.

Even worse, according to Huffpost we lose up to 75% of information thrown at us on a daily basis. So you could go to all that effort, only to have 75% of what you say immediately forgotten. Not good. Especially when you’re trying to nail that next promotion.

Ace your next presentation (and make sure you stay memorable) by following our handy checklist below; you can even download an interactive version here. We’ve run through the process from beginning to end and included a bunch of tips to help you prepare for the big moment.

“Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.” - Robert H. Schuller.

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Topics: Data Presentation Skills

Improve your Data Presentation Skills with these 6 Tips [Infographic]

Posted by Annette Gardner

29-Mar-2017 10:55:33

As increased importance is placed on data, human attention spans are shrinking (to 8 seconds or less according to the NY Times). This means that in order to deliver a killer data presentation (and grab that next promotion) you need to learn to turn raw data into a relevant, appealing, relatable and memorable presentation.

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Topics: Infographic, Data Presentation Skills